One of the most frequent questions asked of ICS staff is whether there are legal obstacles to offering discounts to patients who pay in cash at the time of service, often called “time of service discounts.”
Did you know that you are required to collect sales tax on orthotics, nutritional supplements, and other products sold in your office? This article walks through the requirement and how you must get started today.
Federal law gives authority to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) to impose Civil Monetary Penalties to practices that hire an employee/contractor who has been excluded from Medicare (or other federal programs). If the employee/contractor is involved in any part of service to the Medicare (or other federal program) patient, it can create a penalty liability as much as $10,000 PER service rendered.